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Veterinary Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Alan mikhail is Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Environmental History, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt, and Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History; and the editor of Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The Human­Animal Relationship is an essential aspect of understanding the past and present of all societies.On this topic in Ottoman Egypt, see Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), from which...

The New Romantics

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

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...In the mid-twentieth century a current of English-language historiography used medieval literature and culture – rather than economics, social relations or institutions – as a means of grasping both the essence of the Middle Ages...

Don’t Know Much about the Middle Ages? Towards Flat(ter) Futures of Engagement

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...For the longest time I read these lines from Sam Cooke’s song “Wonderful World” as a simple set of hyperbolic statements to better celebrate the unique nature of the singer’s love (“But I do know that I love you …”). Over the years, based...

Adapting Medieval Narratives

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand is Professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, USA, in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and specializes in German medieval literature and its reception, on which she’s published several articles. Her first monograph was Topographies of Gender in Middle High German Arthurian Romance: Studies in Medieval History and Culture (2001). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...My lord Hartmann von Aue, a guest of mine is coming to Lady Guinevere, your mistress, and to your lord, King Arthur, to their castle.mîn hêr Hartmann von Ouwe, frou Ginovêr iwer frouwe und iwer hêrre der künc Artûs den kumt ein mîn gast ze...

Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Andrew Robarts

Andrew Robarts is Assistant Professor of History at the Rhode Island School of Design where he teaches courses on Middle Eastern, Ottoman, and Russian History. He is the author of Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Bloomsbury Academic Press), Black Sea Regionalism: A Case Study (Oxford University Press), and “Reconstruction, Resettlement, and Economic Revitalization in pre­Tanzimat Ottoman Bulgaria,” in Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans: A Socio-Economic History, ed. Evguenia Davidova (I. B. Tauris). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

Hussites in History

Stephen E. Lahey

Stephen E. Lahey (University of Nebraska Lincoln) has published two monographs on John Wyclif and an annotated translation of Wyclif’s Trialogus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hussites

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...The place of the Hussites in Czech history has always been a source of controversy. From the defeat at White Mountain in 1620 to the period following Napoleon’s defeat of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the Hussites were regarded as heretics...

Medievalism and Memory

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand is Professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, USA, in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and specializes in German medieval literature and its reception, on which she’s published several articles. Her first monograph was Topographies of Gender in Middle High German Arthurian Romance: Studies in Medieval History and Culture (2001). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...What is now plain and clear is that neither future nor past things are in existence, and that it is not correct to say there are three periods of time: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be proper to say there are three periods...

As it Really Was

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

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...By the late nineteenth century, distinct streams of progressive and aesthetic historical thinking had emerged in Europe. This separation was the result of the process of professionalization among academic historians, almost all of whom now...

“From Wonder to Error: A Genealogy of Freak Discourse in Modernity,” from Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body

Classic Readings on Monster Theory : Demonstrare, Volume 1

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Rosemarie Garland Thomson (1946– ) is Professor of English and Co–Director of the Emory Disability Studies Initiative at Emory University. She specializes in American literature and culture, which she approaches from the perspective...

Historians, “Medieval Antisemitism,” and the Problem of Anachronism

François Soyer

Francois Soyer (PhD Cambridge 2007) is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of New England in Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Antisemitism?

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...Historical anachronism—the utilization or application by historians of concepts or key terms that did not exist in the period that they are studying—has long been held to constitute one of the cardinal sins that historians can commit...